How To Measure Your Blood Pressure As The Doctor Does

Important Note: This method of measurement is what the doctor would do when the focus of the office visit is assessment of the blood pressure. When the office visit is for another medical problem, it is unlikely that you would need this detailed of a blood pressure check.

The following method slide is from Resource (1) [Note: Be sure to write down your measurements in your blood pressure journal for your doctor to review].



(1) Hypertension 2015: Important Concepts in BP Control CME 12-15-2015 from Medscape.

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